"You wouldn't believe it, a lot of stuff just came out from the mulch!"
"Woah, nice, I'll come to give a look"
I'm pretty sure there used to be a path below all this pumpkins...
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The aim is to create a simple way to derive value from natural resources, by connecting farmers/land owners to people who want to value their #regenerative work, and transparently verifying the ecological status with a set of trustless protocols.
Their website: https://regen.network.
I also wrote an article about it, if you feel like.
(logo is copyright by regen network)
I'm really quite surprised at how many people actively working with the #refugees crises fail to see how the degradation of the middle-eastern #ecosystem is a root cause of the problem.
And how much of our own work is in that degradation.
And even if they see it, restoring that land is rarely considered a priority.
Wonders of life.
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Once my pharmacognosy professor told me he had a secret in his office, and moved the courtain to show me his little #peyote, almost flowering. It's touching to think he had to hide his small love because it's #illegal.
Mine was flowering hard one month ago or so. Can't hide it, really, it's too beautiful.
(Constructive) criticism and opinions are very welcome!
I'd like to publicly thank @freemo for this qoto.org instance. We basically have a kickass instance with unlimited characters, full-text search and more just for the two of us =D
I hope that regardless of the little activity qoto is here to stay (... is it?)
A question here: What does qoto stand for?
Another hot day, another bath. It is still rough around the edges esthetically, but I'd say that ecologically is quite stable: the fishes (gambusia) are able to eat most of the mosquito's larvaes and are providing enough fertilizer for the plants to grow; papyrus, iris and lotus are giving enough oxygen to fishes, and are eating up most of their feces, keeping the water clean.
#garden #pond #permaculture
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Dynamic accumulators are plant that take nutrients from down in the soil, accumulate them in the leaves and flowers and release them once they die. Wait, isn't that what all plants do? Yes.
Fixed on #wikipedia !
Ecosystem is not just massive scale things. What about the Howard Odum's jar ecosystems? Keep them well sealed and they may go on indefinitely.
Plant creates Carbohydrates from air with light, little mites eat the organic debris and release CO2, the plants reuses it to create more plant, and so on. Ecosystems always strive for abundance.
We'll see how this works out =)
Ok well, I'll admit the plan @ral
In the water reservoir there are 2cm diameter strings of polypropylene going down till the bottom of the barrel, which should get the water to the soil by capillarity (tested many, this was the best string).
It is automatically refilled with a floating valve, so no energy needed.
The small orange thing in the enter is a #wormcomposting tower, so I just throw my kitchen scraps in there and it should replenish the fertility.
Every hole of course is where a plant will go.
Wondering what the best practice would be on #mastodon for people talking in more languages.
I don't like to have my timeline spammed with languages I don't understand, so would avoid writing in another language here. So what, making another account? Would be useful to have "subchannels", like #peertube does, so that one may just follow my English posts.
Any thought on the matter? What would you consider the best practice here?
I realized I haven't written an #introduction yet!
I am an Italian guy who really can't get to be a pro.
After I finished my bachelor in medical herbs, I started to work as an IT while travelling, and discovered a passion in land design, #permaculture, and tinkering with productive ecosystems in general. Most of what I do is aimed to #environment regeneration, much of it as a volunteer.
I've always been a self-thought amateur in most things, but now I am deciding the take the next step and get back to uni to take a formal path in #agroecology.
I quit with social medias around 6 years ago. Only now, inspired by the foss attitude of the fediverse, I'm slowly getting back, still testing the water with my toes. I'd like to create a network of #environmentalist with a scientific but hands-on approach. Hope I'm in the right place!